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Saturday, August 2, 2008

ORANGE-CREAM CHEESE BISCUITS

INGREDIENTS
*3 cups Original Bisquick® mix
*2 teaspoons grated orange peel
*3/4 cup orange juice
*1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
*2 tablespoons orange marmalade
*Sugar

PREPARATION
1. Heat oven to 450°F. Mix Bisquick mix, orange peel and orange juice until soft dough forms; beat vigorously 30 seconds. Place dough on surface generously sprinkled with Bisquick mix; roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Knead 10 times.

2. Roll dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut with 2 1/2-inch cutter dipped in Bisquick mix. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Mix cream cheese and marmalade. Spoon about 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture onto center of each circle; sprinkle with sugar.

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 15 biscuits.

Nutrition information per serving:
*Calories 135
*Total Fat 5 g
*Cholesterol 5 mg
*Sodium 360 mg
*Total Carbohydrate 20 g
*Protein 2 g

For a special touch: For a citrus twist, use 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel and 1 teaspoon grated orange peel instead of the 2 teaspoons grated orange peel.

Serve warm biscuits with honey.

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